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Who is Simon Baker’s new girlfriend Laura May Gibbs?

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Interest surrounds Simon Baker's rumoured new girlfriend Laura May Gibbs.The Aussie actor, 51, and the designer, 36, were recently seen together looking carefree and loved-up at a Bryon Bay beach on the NSW north coast.The outing comes just two months ...

Interest surrounds Simon Baker's rumoured new girlfriend Laura May Gibbs.

The Aussie actor, 51, and the designer, 36, were recently seen together looking carefree and loved-up at a Bryon Bay beach on the NSW north coast.

The outing comes just two months after Baker spilt from his wife of 29 years, Aussie actress Rebecca Rigg.

Here's what we know about Baker's new love…

Simon Baker debuts relationship with designer Laura May Gibbs.

Who is Laura May Gibbs? 

Gibbs is the founder of Nagnata, a Byron Bay-based activewear label she owns with sister, Hannah.

The women founded the label in 2017 and were inspired by their love for yoga and need to contribute to sustainable fashion.

Their designs are now stocked on sites of high-end global retailers, including Net-A-Porter, Selfridges and Goop.

Simon Baker debuts relationship with designer Laura May Gibbs.

How did Simon Baker meet Laura May Gibbs?

It's not yet known how the couple met, but it's likely they met in Bryon Bay. Baker does have a farm in Nashua, a small town between Lismore and the NSW coastal town. Gibbs, meanwhile, has a design studio in Bryon Bay.

According to Domain, Baker recently put his California family home on the market for $8 million. The actor — who moved to the US in the mid-'90s — shared the home with his ex Rigg and there three children, who are now adults.

The actor — who played leading men in The Mentalist and The Devil Wears Prada — bought the six-bedroom property in the beachside suburb of Santa Monica back in 2007 for $5.9 million. 

Simon Baker debuts relationship with designer Laura May Gibbs.

When did Simon Baker and Rebecca Rigg announce their split?

Baker and Rigg were Australia's darling couple in the '90s and starred on the beloved Aussie soap E Street together. 

They announced their split in January, just two months before Baker moved on with Gibbs. However, it's believed Baker and Rigg split in April 2020 but only made their separation public this year. The couple were together for 29 years together, of which 23 years they were married.

"We remain close friends and our three children will always be the most important focus of our lives," the couple said in a joint statement at the time.

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